Using the Brain Dead for Medical Research
Utah L. Rev., Vol. 1, 1986
29 Pages Posted: 16 Jul 2008
Date Written: 1986
Federal Institutional Review Board Regulations should be amended to require review of research proposals involving brain dead bodies. IRB review would aid in ensuring the certainty of the brain death determination, the need for the proposed research, and the proper disclosure to family members.
Keywords: Neomort, Biomort, Brain Death, Medical Research, Human Subjects Research, President's Commission, Uniform Anatomical Gift Act, Transplantation, Organ Donation, Cadaver, Institutional Review Boards
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